After many years, I come back here to share with you an interesting site. It has helped me so I hope it can also help some of you who are looking for answers.
Most addictions take their roots in trauma and/or abuse in the past. Addictions of all kind are a way to cope with the bad feelings. If you want to grow and change, focus on healing your old childhood wounds, if you heal your past wounds, your addictions will cease to exist.
You can read more about it here, I hope this site can bring light and knowledge to some of you.